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The Candidate

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Comedy Drama Rated: 7+ (PG)19721h 50mOn: HBO MAX Tags: Political Country: America

Bill McKay is a candidate for the U.S. Senate from California. He has no hope of winning, so he is willing to tweak the establishment.The Candidate featuring Robert Redford and Peter Boyle is streaming with subscription on HBO MAX, available for rent or purchase on iTunes, available for rent or purchase on Google Play, and 3 others. It's a comedy and drama movie with a better than average IMDb audience rating of 7.0 (9,634 votes) and was well received by critics.

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Available to stream on a popular subscription service (HBO MAX).

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Available to rent or buy from $1.99 on 5 services (iTunes, Google Play, Microsoft & 2 others).

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#5,105 Ranked Movie

#472 Ranked in Political Movies

#635 Ranked in Movies on HBO MAX

#1663 Ranked in Comedy Movies

The Candidate has a better than average IMDb audience rating of 7.0 (9,634 votes) and was well received by critics. The movie is popular with Reelgood users lately.

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